The European Space Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has spotted a massive yellow star with a diameter of more than 1,300 times the size of the Sun. The star is also a part of a binary system, with a companion star orbiting so...Show More Summary
The European Space Agency (ESA) also plans to launch the JUpiter ICy moons Explorer mission (JUICE) in 2022. When the spacecraft arrives at its destination, the icy moons of Jupiter, in 2030, it will fly over Europa two times to...
European Space Agency orbiter captured first-of-a-kind images of a "glory" in the atmosphere of another planet
In a massive sweep of announcements following the launch of their new ‘Space Frame’ wind turbine tower, GE have announced four separate turbine supply partnerships amounting to approximately 213 MW. GE announced on their website partnerships with France, Scotland, Sweden, and Germany, following the announcements of their new wind turbine towers. Show More Summary
Greentech Media got an early look at GE's new space frame wind turbine tower in advance of its official debut at next week’s European wind industry conference. The space frame advances the potential of GE to deliver taller towers capable of more power production at a lower cost. read more
The discovery by astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency's (ESA's) XMM-Newton, that the black hole in RX J1131 is spinning at over half the speed of light suggests this black hole, observed at a...
Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency's (ESA's) XMM-Newton to show a supermassive black hole six billion light years from Earth is spinning extremely rapidly. This first direct measurement of the spin of such a distant black hole is an important advance for understanding how black holes grow over time.
Published by Abrams, Earth From Space features more than 150 magnificent satellite photographs provided by European aerospace technology company Astrium as well as NASA. These photographs are much more than beautiful pictures of ourShow More Summary
It may look more like modern art, but you’re actually looking at a the highlands of Ecuador seen from the European Space Agency’s Envisat. The peaks pretty much face the satellite, so the radar signals it sends out are reflected right back, resulting in the strong, bright signals you see. More »
It may look more like modern art, but you're actually looking at a the highlands of Ecuador seen from the European Space Agency's Envisat. Read more...
A telescope to find rocky worlds around other stars has been selected for launch by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Science Policy Committee.Known as Plato, the mission should launch on a Soyuz rocket in 2024.The observatory concept...Show More Summary
9flats, an early European competitor to Airbnb and others in the holiday rentals space, has seen a change of guard. Founder Stephan Uhrenbacher has stepped down as CEO and "stepped up" to Chair of the Hamburg-based startup's Advisory Board.
Photo via Design You Trust When the European architecture firm Bureau Hub set out to design a space for a group of orthodontists in Sicily, they forewent plush seating and friendly colors for, well, stark white, stark white, and mor...
Inspired by the mechanical strength and high protection levels found in European luxury car design, Harwyn pods can be used as art studios, recreation spaces or just a quite, distraction-free place to study. They come fully outfitted with electrical equipment
Burnt bone charcoal was once used as a pigment by ancient cave painters. In 2017, the same material will go to space, as part of the heat shield on the European Space Agency's new solar orbiter.
There's plenty of positivity surrounding Los Blancos at present. In the space of a week they have closed the gap at the top of the league and qualified for their 39th Copa del Rey final. The players are understandably excited, without getting carried away at the prospect of winning a number of trophies. Show More Summary
A combination of new competition from U.S.-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and an unfavorable euro-dollar exchange rate means European governments may need to increase subsidies for operations of the Ariane 5 heavy-lift...Show More Summary
The European Space Agency's new solar satellite will be partially shielded using a bone-based pigment found in prehistoric cave paintings. The result will be a surreal cross between the earliest era of human cognition and creativity—that...Show More Summary
In an unprecedented move, the ESA gave a photographer access to its facilities. Behold, the most intense office imaginable. NASA, believe it or not, has an art program. It launched in 1962 as a way to enlighten the public about the agency's missions and initiatives through work by artists like Norman Rockwell and curators at The Smithsonian. Read Full Story
This image of twinkling stars is the first picture to be beamed back to Earth by the Gaia telescope — whose mission is to scan the entire sky. It’s actually a test image, designed to help the European Space Agency fine-tune the behaviour of the instruments aboard the telescope before it gets down to the real task at hand. Show More Summary